CHAMBER EVENT: Networking Luncheon
“Washington Area Economy: Performance and Outlook”
This presentation will cover the Washington Area Economy. For perspective, a brief overview of the national economy will be provided before an in-depth examination of job changes, migration, and labor force change in the Washington Area. Finally, a high-level overview of housing trends in the Washington Area will be given.
Speaker: Dr. Keith Water, Senior Research Associate, Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University
Dr. Waters is the Assistant Director of the Center for Regional Analysis and the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University (GMU). His applied researcher in this role centers topics relevant to the Washington region such as the labor market, housing, and infrastructure issues. His academic work examines economies from a complexity perspective, most recently examining regional economies with network analysis. Dr. Waters earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy at GMU after receiving his master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and his bachelor’s from Western Michigan University. Before returning to GMU, he completed post-doctoral work at Indiana University and Arizona State University.
$30 for members, $35 for non-members
Luncheon tickets included with Sponsorship
Each month there will be a networking opportunity over lunch. Meet other chamber members, community members, business owners, and civic leaders to enjoy an informative presentation and a delicious meal.